The 2nd largest fair in the state!
Fairgrounds, Mannington, WV
August 8-13, 2022

Queen, Teen & Pre-Teen Pageant Information & Registration

Open to eligible candidates from Marion, Taylor, Preston, Monongalia, Doddridge, Harrison and Wetzel counties, as well as FSU & WVU students!
We only offer 16 spots to ensure we don’t overcrowd our dressing rooms.

Fair Queen Court

Areas of Competition:

  • Interview: Three-minute panel style with questions from the contestant’s resume.

  • Opening Number (with modeling and introductions): Dressy white outfit with gold accents only.

  • Evening Gown (with on-stage question): Questions are provided ahead of time.

  • Additional Award Categories:
    - Photogenic

    - Parade Personality
    - Fan Favorite (voted by the crowd at $1 per vote and supports the Queen’s scholarship fund)
    - Congeniality (voted by the contestants)
    - Proactive Leadership (awarded to the first in each group to complete the online registration process)


Schedule of Events:

  • Sunday, August 7th: Informational meet and greet for all contestants (location provided in introductory email) from 4-5:30pm followed by stage rehearsal at the fairgrounds from 6-9pm. Bring your stage shoes and signed paperwork. Queen contestants should bring notarized contracts.

  • Monday, August 8th: Parade line-up is 5pm near First Exchange Bank. Parade starts at 6pm followed by a brief on-stage introduction upon arrival at the fairgrounds.

  • Tuesday, August 9th: Interviews are at 3pm in the WV room near the stage. Pageant competition begins at 7pm.


  • Step 1: Print the paperwork below that applies to you. Sign it and bring it with you to the August 7th meet and greet.
    - Download
    Queen Contract (for Queens only to be notarized)
    - Download
    Obligations (for all pageant participants)


  • Step 2: Email your headshot photo and t-shirt size to Pageant Director, Melissa Craig at:

  • Step 3: Complete the online resume below (after submitting, click on the message to pay your fee).
    Entry fees are:
    - $125 for Queen (16-21)
    - $100 for Teen (13-15)
    - $75 for Pre-Teen (11-12)


  • Note: The Deadline to enter is July 25th.


2022 Mannington District Fair
Pageant Resume

Thank you. Please proceed to pay your Entry fee.